Program Managers at IBM are responsible for the oversight and overall delivery of enterprise level programs and initiatives, often encompassing multiple business unit and organizational level projects. You will work closely with multiple teams and stakeholders to ensure requirements and roadmap(s) are executed from both a business, technical, and delivery perspective. You will play the lead role in committing to and executing the product roadmap and development timelines for these components. As a Leader, you will also contribute in team building as initiatives morph and grow, enabling core functions to further develop and ensure the productive output. You will create and track metrics to define the success of your services and present regularly as part of the team.
As the IBM Z Ecosystem Center of Competency Program Manager, you will also manage technical enablement resources, strategy execution, and team assignments focusing on vendor based software solutions for both z/OS and Linux on Z. The Leader will be responsible for deploying and balancing the needed skills of the team with ISV partners in collaboration to bring new workloads to IBM Z. You will be recognized as a Z Ecosystem Subject Matter Expert with a strong focus on technical enablement and optimization of ISV workloads on Z.
Who You Are
To accomplish these goals you possess:
The ability to perform thorough Technical analysis to understand effort required to port / test applications to the Z platform.
A solid focus on metrics to manage, track and report business partner solution enablement progress.
Innate leadership qualities that propel you to provide direction for ISV, various IBM teams and Client to deliver solutions on Z.
Intuition-based relationship building skills to develop an understanding of IBM stakeholder teams and skilled resources for collaboration and optimization.
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In addition to strong verbal and written communication skills, you'll possess....
5+ years' experience cultivating strategic external relationships (ISVs, channel, SI, etc)
5+ years working knowledge of Linux on Z and middleware solutions with proven leadership of technical and business development teams
Experience in Cloud and Open Source community development processes and tools
Proven negotiation, collaboration, and problem solving skills
Experience in developing technical solutions for clients and collaborating across business units
Demonstrated teamwork including assigning and tracking work to more junior employees
Self-motivated with the aptitude to learn and apply knowledge quickly
5+ years' experience with working knowledge of z/OS
Performance tuning open source databases
Understanding of Blockchain technology and deployment
Systems Z software and hardware background/experience including developing and debugging on this platform